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Investors asked to reveal climate risk strategies

A coal power plant with a cooling tower

In the wake of a series of divestment pledges last week, Asset Owners Disclosure Project urges investors to start reporting on climate risks

30 Sep 2014

British firm Ineos accused of ‘bribes and bulldozers’ approach to fracking

fracking shale gas site

The company is offering six per cent of future shale gas revenues to those sitting on reserves or affected by their extraction

29 Sep 2014

Organic food sector enjoys sales surge

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New figures show demand for organic products is up 3.2 per cent in recent years, significantly out-performing the rest of the grocery sector

26 Sep 2014

Tim Cook: Transparency is key to Apple's climate change strategy

Apple chief executive underlines the company's commitment to reducing carbon emissions

25 Sep 2014

Hong Kong aims to halve greenhouse gas emissions

City administrator outlines plans to incentivise businesses to build greener buildings or reduce power use

24 Sep 2014

Google to cut ties with rightwing lobby group over climate change 'lies'

Decision by search giant to sever link with American Legislative Exchange Council will boost UN climate campaign

23 Sep 2014

Rockefellers pledge to ditch fossil fuel assets

Family that made its fortune from oil wealth become highest profile investors yet to join divestment campaign

22 Sep 2014

US will not commit to climate change aid for poor nations at UN summit

Rich countries pledged to find $100bn a year by 2020, but so far only Germany has made a significant contribution

22 Sep 2014

CH2M Hill, Nature Conservancy aim to grow green infrastructure

Can the NGO-business hook-up accelerate efforts to put nature to work to protect cities and coastlines?

19 Sep 2014

Sustainability added to menu of UK's 10,000 cafés

New rating developed by Sustainable Restaurant Association and Costa to assess the environmental performance of your local cafe

19 Sep 2014

Supermarkets pledge to be honest about sustainable fishing claims

Marks & Spencer, Tesco, Morrisons and others commit to rolling out standardised labelling next year

16 Sep 2014

Labour accuses government of delaying flash-flood protection measures

Environment Secretary Liz Truss launches sustainable drainage consultation, but Labour's Barry Gardiner says plans are already four years behind schedule

16 Sep 2014

Corporates leading charge for robust carbon price, says CDP

CDP report shows many companies are already incorporating a carbon price into their businesses strategies

15 Sep 2014

Exxon accused of downplaying carbon bubble risks

Carbon Tracker says oil major is underestimating chances of global deal on climate, as Shell chief executive claims climate debate has gone to "la-la land"

12 Sep 2014

PepsiCo backs new tool to predict water risks

This new scenario modeling system helps planners in Latin America and the Caribbean make more informed infrastructure investments

12 Sep 2014

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